Article 03.02.2021

PhD Studentship Opportunity in the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) East of England

Inclusion and Involvement in Research for Practice-led Health and Social Care (IIRP) Theme

How can public and volunteer involvement shape health and social care in disadvantaged East Anglian coastal communities? (POLANDF_U20ARCIIRPFMH) 

We are seeking an outstanding applicant to explore how community and volunteer involvement can shape health and social care in at least one deprived coastal community in the East of England (EoE). This is a unique opportunity to advance knowledge of volunteering and inclusion with communities, drawing on mixed-methods research design. The successful candidate will benefit from expert multidisciplinary supervision and outstanding wider research network support including national and international expertise in: community-based health and social care partnerships; and methodologies in sociology, social policy, volunteering and co-production.

Applicants are invited from graduates with a 2.1 in Health Sciences, Sociology, Social Policy, Social Anthropology or Psychology; and a Masters degree in a related topic or equivalent research experience. This PhD project is a fully funded 3 year studentship, funded jointly by the University of East Anglia and NIHR ARC. The studentship provides funding for Home/EU fees, a stipend of £15,285 and £1000 per annum to support research training.

Location: University of East Anglia, Norwich

Start date: 1st June 2021

Application deadline: Monday 15 March 2021.


For further details and how to apply, follow this link